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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: htaccess question
Date Tue, 20 Aug 2002 10:49:19 GMT
On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Andy Kriger wrote:

> I am using Apache on a shared host, so all of my configuration
> customizations are in .htaccess. It seems like there are things that can be
> done at the server htaccess level or in a PHP file (or JSP or Perl or
> whatever your scripting lang of choice). For example, mod_rewrite can
> redirect to the root and then you can do your processing from there in PHP
> or you can do it all in htaccess.
> What I'm wondering is this (being relatively new to the under-the-hood stuff
> of webservers) - in your experience, which is better for performance,
> security, and ease of maintanance?

The questions of performance and security, with respect to .htaccess
files, is discussed some in the new .htaccess tutorial, at

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